Content Company Keynotes to Cover Security, Metadata at July 25 M&E Day in NYC

Several studio and broadcast execs will be on hand July 25 at the Microsoft Media & Entertainment Day, at the Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) on Eighth Avenue in New York City, delivering keynotes on everything ranging from content security to the impact if artificial intel... More

Cloud Services Gave Microsoft a Significant Boost in Q4

Growth in Microsoft’s cloud services continued to help the company in its fourth quarter (ended June 30) as commercial cloud annualized revenue achieved a new milestone, exceeding $18.9 billion, according to CEO Satya Nadella. Microsoft shares jumped in after-hours trading, ... More

Avid, Azure Execs Highlight Keynotes at July 25 M&E Day

When the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) holds its first-ever Microsoft Media & Entertainment Day July 25 at the Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) in New York City, a pair of keynotes highlight two of the four session tracks that are on tap. In the session track... More

Is Your Licensing Growth Strategy Better Than ‘Harry Potter’s’?

By Natasha Carter, global marketing manager, Vistex – I recently watched a webinar put on by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA) on “Reframing the Ways Brands Grow,” and it got me thinking. What is a brand? It’s not just a produc... More

Box Exec: Leveraging the ‘Big 3’ of Information Governance Reduces Business Risk

Now that employees are accessing content from all kinds of devices and across many different locations, information governance (IG) has become more important than ever. Therefore, leveraging the “big three” components of IG — retention, defensible discovery and security cla... More

IBM CFO: Company Made Cloud Services Strides in Q2

IBM continued to make strides in the second quarter (ended June 30) with its cloud services, including an increased number of clients opting to use its blockchain and Watson artificial intelligence (AI) solutions, according to CFO Martin Schroeter. “The quarter played out as... More

NAGRA, Studios Tee Up Security Insights for July 25 Content Protection Summit

For years now the Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA) has held its Content Protection Summit (CPS) in Hollywood, bringing together security experts across the entertainment industry to share the latest solutions and best practices in protecting assets. For the f... More

NSS Labs Launches CAWS 3.0, Continuous Security Validation Platform

Cybersecurity firm NSS Labs has announced CAWS 3.0, a continuous security validation platform that leverages the company’s unmatched expertise in security product testing and threat discovery to evaluate security control effectiveness and provide enterprises with relevant infor... More

​​Canada’s TELUS Taps Mediamorph for Contract Management Services

Canadian telecommunications company TELUS has tapped Mediamorph and its cloud-based enterprise software and data services to automate contract management and programmer fee calculations, the companies announced. TELUS currently has nearly 13 million subscribers, and with all C... More

Video in the Cloud, Machine Learning Highlight Microsoft Tracks at July 25 M&E Event

In addition to Metadata Madness East and the Content Protection Summit East, the inaugural Microsoft Media & Entertainment Day July 25 will see a pair of Microsoft-hosted tracks of panels and presentations. First, in the morning, attendees at the Microsoft Technology Cente... More